May 22, 2013

Interior Fabric Rendering with Line

Adding pattern to furniture is part of creating interesting perspective drawings of interior spaces.  When selecting patterns, plan to choose a variety of them such as […]
May 20, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs.
May 20, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering Sofa & Stairs

Here is another interior rendering inspired by Connie Riik’s interior design.  My  goal in rendering her design was to have a variety of textures, patterns and […]
May 16, 2013

Interior Marker Rendering

Here is an interior rendering from a design by Connie Riik.  I am  practice for the marker rendering class I am teaching this summer. It is […]
May 12, 2013

Demonstrating Setting up for Marker Rendering Project

Here is a video about the preliminary steps I take before adding color to a line drawing using Chartpak markers.  Take a look at the drawing […]
May 10, 2013

Hand drawing is coming back!

Here is an image from a publication called Architects’ Sketchbooks,  text by Will Jones and forward by Narinder Sagoo that I found on You know […]
May 6, 2013

Hand Drawn Nature Coloring Pages

It was great fun designing and drawing these coloring pages for Florida State College at Jacksonville, South Campus nature project.  I got a call from my […]
April 29, 2013

Kristen Hansen Marker Illustrator

Here is wonderful floor plan rendering by Kristen Hansen. She is a freelance architectural illustrator who specializes in line drawings and hand renderings. Check out her […]
April 22, 2013

Interior Line Drawing

It was fun working on my latest interior line drawing.  After completing the contour drawing below, I added a variety of pattern and texture keeping a […]
April 15, 2013

Penny Newell's Doodling and Process Poem

Really, doodling and poetry? Yes, this image above is a Process Poem by Penny Newell.  As you know, I am a big fan of using doodling […]
April 8, 2013

Paul Heaston Line Drawings

Wow!  Paul Heaston is an awesome illustrator and artist.  I am so mesmerized by his style and his line drawing technique is amazing. The point of […]
April 1, 2013

My Drawing Hero Gabriel Campanario

Look what I found!  An article on my drawing hero, Gabriel Campanario, The Seattle Sketcher.   He is an illustrator and journalist for the The Seattle […]
March 25, 2013

Interior Rendering with Liz Steel

Liz Steel has a fabulous blog that I follow called Sketching Architecture. It is helpful to see how other artist render interior spaces and her latest […]
March 18, 2013

Travel City Sketch

While visiting the city of Vancouver Canada, I found time to capture the view out my hotel window. There was an interesting mix of older structures […]
March 11, 2013

Doors as Drawing Inspiration

Several years ago I had great fun drawing a series of door images.  The idea started while teaching my Friday morning drawing class. After finishing the […]
March 4, 2013

Hand-Drawn Floor Plans by nikneuk

It is so fun to see how interior designers hand color render their floor plans.  Here are three floor plans from a link that one of […]
February 28, 2013

Line Drawing with a Variety of Texture and Pattern

Part of the challenge of drawing an image in black and white is to capture the viewers interest.  One of techniques that you can use is […]
February 25, 2013

Michael Graves and Hand Drawing

I have always been a big fan of Michael Graves (b. 1934) who is an American architect and designer of universal products.  I had the opportunity […]
February 21, 2013

Marker Rendering with Plants

This year I am challenging myself to learn marker rendering technique. Here are two of my latest color images that were done with markers.   One of […]
February 18, 2013

The Hike Guy – Kolby Kirk

Wow, Kolby Kirk keeps an awesome travel journal with amazing drawings from his hiking adventures.  The Hike Guy has wonderful drawings of his hiking trips on […]
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